Since 1974, Presence Saint Francis Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System has provided emergency medical services, plus pre-hospital education such as emergency medical technician (EMT) and paramedic training, as well as continuing education for EMTs and paramedics for 40 years. It is the third oldest EMS system in Illinois, and one of four EMS systems incorporated in Illinois Department of Health Region X, providing medical oversight for more than 800 life safety personnel from seven surrounding communities and three private ambulance companies. Lincolnwood has been a part of the Presence Saint Francis EMS System since 1977.
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About Presence Saint Francis Hospital
Presence Saint Francis Hospital is a nationally recognized, full-service hospital with a Level I Trauma Center and is listed as one of Chicago’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. As home to the first Chest Pain Center on Chicago’s North Shore and a Primary Stroke Center certified by the Joint Commission, Presence Saint Francis Hospital has a rich history of providing top quality care and leading edge technologies in collaboration with its 430-physician medical staff. Presence Saint Francis Hospital has been designated a Magnet® Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, placing it in the top seven percent of U.S. hospitals for nursing excellence. More information is available at http://www.presencehealth.org/stfrancis.
About Presence Health
Presence Health is the largest Catholic health system based in Illinois, created in November 2011 through the merger of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care. With more than 150
sites of care, including 12 hospitals, Presence Health has 22,000 employees and 4,000 medical professionals. More information is available at http://www.presencehealth.org.